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The Tabernacle gets a seat lift

Our lives on Martha’s Vineyard are enriched by numerous landmarks, both natural and manmade. The cliffs at Aquinnah; the Flying Horses; the Old Whaling...

Sharks Baseball has a new look, and outlook

Baseball is in the air, literally and figuratively. Island Little League fields are packed with eager players and loyal fans, their shouts carrying high...

Little League hosts action-packed All-Star game

Updated May 31, 2017The Martha’s Vineyard Little League All-Star game, featuring players selected from the five Major League teams, put on an exciting display...

Vineyard softballers clipped by Falmouth

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) softball team lost at home to Falmouth on Monday, 21-1. The loss culminated a rough stretch for...

Vineyard boys tennis tops Sandwich

Updated Wednesday May 3The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis team defeated the Sandwich Blue Knights on Monday in a one-sided contest at...

Vineyard runners compete in 121st Boston Marathon

With the memories and the fatigue from Monday’s marathon still fresh, Island runners shared their Patriots Day experiences with the Times. Chantal Desgagne, Ben...

Runners prepare for 121st Boston Marathon

This is an exciting time for long-distance runners. The Boston Marathon is only days away, and approximately 30,000 hopeful entrants from around the globe,...

Landon Cormie heads to North American sailing championships

For many sports fans, the day begins with a quick check of ESPN. The usual options pop up: baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer. You...

Tisbury edges Edgartown in volleyball thriller

The 1967 pennant-winning Boston Red Sox were known as the Cardiac Kids. They were young, they never gave up, and they often pulled victory...

The last of the rabbit hunters

There was a time, as recently as the 1970s, when a teenage kid, shotgun in hand, would meet up with a pal early in...

Bishop Stang edges Vineyard boys basketball in state tournament

Updated Monday March 6In a much-anticipated rematch between the 2016-2017 Eastern Athletic Conference co-champions, Bishop Stang outlasted the Martha’s Vineyard boys basketball team, 93-87...

Turf or grass?

Over the past few years, the expression “turf wars” has taken on a whole new meaning for many Island residents. Instead of prompting images...

Junior high school volleyball season is on

The Edgartown Eagles volleyball team topped host West Tisbury on Tuesday 3-0 in the season opener for both squads. In front of a sizable...

A spirited undertaking

In June 2016, native islanders Nick Peters of Oak Bluffs and Ryan Shea of Vineyard Haven launched their new enterprise, Martha’s Vineyard Distillery Co.,...

Vineyard ‏girls basketball falls Friday to Coyle and Cassidy

Updated Tuesday, Jan. 31 3:00 pmThe smooth and skillful Lady Warriors of Coyle and Cassidy used a pressure defense and balanced offense to topple...

‏Edgartown junior high basketball wins girls and boys championships

Updated Wednesday, January 25The Edgartown Eagles boys and girls basketball teams took care of business Friday night, dispatching the Oak Bluffs Blazers on Friday...

Roberts Lures makes global splash

Peter Johnson of West Tisbury, owner and CEO of Roberts Lures, was the subject of a Times profile, bit.ly/peterjohnson, in October 2013. A lifetime...

MVRHS boys basketball notches convincing win over Bishop Feehan, 65-48

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys basketball team was operating on all cylinders on Monday as they overwhelmed a younger and smaller...

ACT III: Dr. Lorna Andrade

The Island’s first baby boomers turn 70 this year. Our 65-plus population is growing far faster here on the Island than in the of...

Cookware and dust fly at Ag Fair skillet toss

Skillets filled the air late on Sunday afternoon as the 155th Agricultural Fair wrapped up four glorious August days of down-home fun and relaxation....